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James Allen and R. B. Mitchell letters

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 399
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter, dated 16 July 1846, and composed at the "Headquarters Morm. Batt. U.S. Volunteers." Allen writes about the march to California and the necessity of protection against Indians. On the reverse of Allen's letter is found a handwritten letter, dated 21 July 1846, and signed by R. B. Mitchell, "Indian Agent." The item was composed at "Point aux Poules." Mitchell praises the conduct of the emigrating Mormons in general and with the Indians in particular.

Dates: 1846 July

Biography : Maregaret Hall Ruston Alston, came to Utah in 1850

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2512
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilm copy of a typewritten biography. Maragaret Hall Rushton Alston was born in England. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated with her first husband, John Rushton, to the United States. He died in St. Louis, Missouri, and she arrived in Utah in 1850 and later settled in American Fork. She caught cold and died.

Dates: 1940

The American ancestry of Joseph Robison and his wife Lucretia Hancock

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1709
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of an unbound biography and two brief typed biographies of Joseph and Lucretia Robison, converts to the Mormon Church from New York state who settled in Utah. The large biography contains extensive genealogies of different related families.

Dates: 1958

American Pioneer Trails Association papers

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 42
Scope and Contents The collection contains brochures, photographs, newspaper clippings,programs, and correspondence relating to the formation, projects, and meetings of the American Pioneer Trails Association, 1938-1943. Included are historical sketches and photographs of monuments erected at historical sites along various pioneer trails in the American West. Also included are charters and bylaws of various trail memorial associations and correspondence with Le Roy Hafen, an history professor at Brigham Young...
Dates: 1938-1943

Ancestors of Karl G. Maeser, 1828-1901, and Anna Heneritta Therese Mieth, 1830-1896

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2126
Scope and Contents Biographical history of Karl G. Maeser tells of his childhood in Saxony, Germany; his education; marriage; conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; migration to Utah in 1857; church service, including a Latter-day Saint mission to Germany, 1867-1870; establishment of the Brigham Young Academy (later Brigham Young University); service as principal of Brigham Young Academy, 1876-1892; teaching LDS seminary; and information on his death and funeral. Includes photocopies of...
Dates: 1999

Ellen Hanson Anderson biography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1613
Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a typed biography of Ellen Hanson Anderson, who crossed the plains to Utah in 1855 and settled in Mount Pleasant.

Dates: 1952

Washington F. Anderson diary

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 40
Abstract

The collection contains a typewritten copy of a diary kept from 30 July to 12 August of 1857. Anderson writes about a company of Mormons travelling from Carson Valley, Nevada to Salt Lake City, Utah. He tells about Indian troubles and about the miles travelled every day.

Dates: 1857

Andrus family biographies

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 188
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of typewritten biographies of family members. Persons in the Andrus family joined the Mormon Church, migrated to Utah, and settled in various areas. The dates of the composition of these items are uncertain.

Dates: approximately 1950

The Andrus recorder

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1068
Scope and Contents

"The Andrus Recorder," vol. 1 no. 1, Oct. 1964. The "Recorder" was dedicated to family news, history, and genealogy. This item includes an autobiography of Milo Andrus (1814-1893) composed in 1875. Milo was a Mormon pioneer, missionary, and colonizer who eventually settled in St. George, Utah.

Dates: 1964

Catherine Ellen Camp Greer anecdotes and reminiscences

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 671
Scope and Contents

Typewritten autobiography. Greer was born in Dresden, Tennessee, in 1837. After her parents joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, she moved with them to Nauvoo, Illinois. She migrated to Utah in 1850 and settled in Bountiful. She later moved to southern Arizona where she lived in Woodruff.

Dates: 1921

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Immigration and American Expansion 723
Pioneers 680
Biography 337
Autobiographies 211
Mormon pioneers 203
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Diaries 174
American Fork (Utah) -- History 168
Letters 137
Mormon pioneers -- History 131
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 126
Mormon women -- Biography 116
Social Life and Customs 108
Mormons -- England 93
Home and Family 86
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History 76
Missions and Missionaries 75
Material Types 74
Immigrants 71
Salt Lake City (Utah) -- History 69
Photocopies 65
Overland Journeys to the Western United States 61
Mormons -- Illinois -- Nauvoo -- History 48
Immigrants -- Utah 45
Utah -- Emigration and immigration 44
Mormons -- Utah -- History 43
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 43
Histories 36
Mormon handcart companies 36
Family histories 34
Photographs 31
Correspondence 30
Polygamy -- Religious aspects -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- History 30
Overland journeys to the Pacific 29
Genealogies 25
Typescripts 25
Black Hawk War (Utah), 1865-1872 24
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) -- History 23
Politics, Government, and Law 23
Mormons -- Utah -- Biography 22
Parowan (Utah) -- History 22
Provo (Utah) -- History 21
Biography -- 19th century 20
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- Biography 20
Mormons -- Biography 20
Saint George (Utah) -- History 20
City and Town Life 19
Mormon pioneers -- Biography 17
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History 17
Military 16
Mormon pioneers -- Diaries 16
Mormons -- Emigration and immigration 16
Religion 16
Salt Lake City (Utah) 16
Mormons -- England -- History 15
Mormons -- Utah -- Salt Lake City -- History 15
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.) 14
Mormon pioneers -- Utah 14
Mormons -- Missouri -- History 14
Frontier and pioneer life 13
Manti (Utah) -- History 13
Mormon women -- Utah -- History 13
Utah -- History 13
Mormon Church -- Presidents 12
Mormons -- Correspondence 12
Utah -- History -- 19th century 12
Mormon Church -- History -- 19th century 11
Mormon women -- Utah -- American Fork 11
Mormons -- Denmark 11
Pioneers -- Utah 11
Ute Indians -- History 11
Church Government 10
Mormons -- Scotland 10
Notes 10
Scrapbooks 10
Transcripts 10
Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences 9
Lehi (Utah) -- History 9
Lists 9
Mormon missionaries 9
Mormon pioneers -- Utah -- History -- 19th century 9
Mormons -- Arizona -- History 9
Mormons -- Illinois -- History 9
Mormons -- Utah -- Parowan 9
Mount Pleasant (Utah) -- History 9
Nauvoo (Ill.) -- History -- 19th century 9
Ogden (Utah) -- History 9
Spanish Fork (Utah) -- History 9
Biography -- 20th century 8
Council Bluffs (Iowa) -- History 8
Fillmore (Utah) -- History 8
Logan (Utah) -- History 8
Minutes (Records) 8
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Mormons -- Persecutions 8
Newspapers 8
Parowan (Utah) 8
Patriarchal blessings (Mormon Church) 8
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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 94
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877 44
Utah Expedition (1857-1858) 38
United States. Army. Mormon Battalion 27
Smith, Joseph, Jr., 1805-1844 24
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Timpson, Laura Logie, 1886-1973 22
Jones, Edith Boley, 1892-1973 17
James G. Willie Emigrating Company 13
Edward Martin Emigrating Company 10
Shelley, Charlotte D. 10
Tanner, George S. 10
Daughters of Utah Pioneers 7
Utah. Militia 7
Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901 6
Smith family 6
Warnick, Lurena Eldredge 6
Wright, June S. 6
Allison, Helen Taylor 5
Buckwalter, Eliza W. 5
Jenson, Andrew, 1850-1941 5
Kimball, Heber C. (Heber Chase), 1801-1868 5
Okey, Cynthia Adams 5
Seastrand, Myrtle R. 5
Zion's Camp (Expedition) (1834) 5
Clayson, Ruby Thornton Brown, 1889-1976 4
Mott, Albert S. 4
Perpetual Emigrating Fund Company 4
Richards, Samuel W. (Samuel Whitney), 1824-1909 4
Sager, Bertha N. 4
Salt Lake Temple 4
Savage, C. R. (Charles Roscoe), 1832-1909 4
Smith, George Albert, 1817-1875 4
Snow, Erastus Fairbanks, 1818-1888 4
Alston, Louisa Grant 3
Anderson, George Edward, 1860-1928 3
Bean, George Washington, 1831-1897 3
Beck, Alice Forbes Crosby 3
Brigham Young Academy 3
Dame, William Horne, 1819-1884 3
Durham, Thomas, 1828-1909 3
Gallup, Luke William, 1822-1891 3
Gardner, Nathan H. 3
Hamblin, Jacob, 1819-1886 3
Harmon, Appleton Milo, 1820-1877 3
Harmon, Jesse Perse, 1795-1877 3
Huntington, Oliver Boardman, 1823-1907 3
Jarvis, Ann Prior, 1829-1913 3
Lee, John D. (John Doyle), 1812-1877 3
Maeser, Karl G. 3
Manti Temple (Manti, Utah) 3
Meeks, Priddy, 1795-1886 3
Pack, John, 1809-1885 3
Peterson, James M. (James Morten), 1850-1899 3
Relief Society (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) 3
Rockwell, Orrin Porter, 1813-1878 3
Smith, Azariah, 1826-1912 3
Snow, Eliza R. (Eliza Roxey), 1804-1887 3
Snow, William, 1806-1879 3
St. George Temple (Saint George, Utah) 3
Taylor, Maria D. (Maria Dixon), 1872-1947 3
United States. Army 3
Wanless, Venina H. 3
Wells, Daniel H. (Daniel Hanmer), 1814-1891 3
Wells, Emmeline B. (Emmeline Blanche), 1828-1921 3
Able, Mary E. S. 2
Adams, James J., 1848- 2
Adams, William, 1822-1901 2
Allen family 2
Allred, James, 1784-1876 2
Andrus family 2
Andrus, Milo, 1814-1893 2
Archer, Patience Loader Rozsa, 1827-1921 2
Armstrong family 2
Arrington, Leonard J. 2
Aydelotte, Hannah 2
Backus, Russel Benson 2
Ballantyne, Richard, 1817-1898 2
Bradley, George Washington, 1813-1891 2
Brigham Young University 2
Butterfield, Jacob Kemp, 1813-1889 2
Call, Anson Vasco, 1834-1867 2
Cannon, Louisa Martha Wells, 1862-1888 2
Carson, Elvira Egbert, 1821-1908 2
Carter, C. W. 2
Cheney family 2
Cunningham, George 2
Curtis, Joseph, 1818-1883 2
Dalton, Luella Adams 2
Dansie, Charlotte Rudland, 1829-1862 2
Daughters of Utah Pioneers. Adams Camp 2
Day, Thomas, 1814-1893 2
Deakin, Maud Householder 2
Dean, Amy Dickerson 2
Dudley family 2
Duke, Jonathan Oldham, 1807-1868 2
Durrant, Ella E., 1893-1963 2
Durrant, Kezia Keys 2
Earl, Lizzie Conder 2
Eldredge, Elnathan 2
Elliott, Norma Larson, 1916-2009 2
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